Cross-site scripting request forgeries
Defenses for Web Users
One browser that has incorporated this strategy is Google Chrome. Each browser tab in Chrome is actually a separate process and not a thread running within the same context as other threads (tabs). Thus, the tabs cannot interfere with each other, rendering most CSRF attacks impotent.
- Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF): http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cross-Site_Request_Forgery
- Zeller, W., and Felten, E.W. "Cross-Site Request Forgeries: Exploitation and Prevention," 2008, http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/sites/default/files/csrf.pdf
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